Tributes to Norm Macdonald started pouring in Tuesday afternoon after information broke that the beloved comic died at age 61.
The “Saturday Evening Dwell” alum’s dying got here 9 years after he was identified with most cancers. In accordance with longtime collaborator and pal Lori Jo Hoekstra, Macdonald had requested that the majority of his well being points be stored non-public. On the time of his passing, he was scheduled to participate within the New York Comedy Pageant this November.
Macdonald, who was born in Quebec Metropolis, Canada, wrote for “The Dennis Miller Present” and “Roseanne” earlier than becoming a member of the “SNL” forged in 1993. His famously deadpan model has been cited as an affect by quite a few forged members, in addition to different outstanding comedians, within the years since then.
“Oh fuck. I used to be an enormous fan of Norm Macdonald and I basically ripped off his supply after I first began appearing,” Seth Rogen tweeted Tuesday. “I’d keep up particularly to look at him on speak exhibits. He was the funniest visitor of all time. We misplaced a comedy big right now. One of many the all time greats. RIP.”
Added Jon Stewart: “Nobody may make you break like Norm Macdonald. Hilarious and distinctive. Fuck most cancers.”
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